ELKHART- Connie S. Pontius, 64, of Elkhart, died Wednesday December 29, 2021, at her residence. She was born August 16, 1957, in Frankfort, Germany to Charles Edward and Juanita Marie (Callow) Crane.
On July 9, 1983, she married Stephen James Pontius. He survives along with 6 children, Shawn Pontius, Jeremy Pontius, Brandy Riley, Nathan (Cassandra) Pontius, Dontiese Pontius, Kolyn Sue Rene Pontius, 11 grandchildren and 2 siblings, Charles E. (Darla) Crane, Jr., Cynthia (David) Gleason.
Connie was a member (since 1999) and past President of the Ladies Auxiliary Unit #308 of the Osceola American Legion Post. She also worked part time at McAlister’s Deli in Elkhart.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday January 2, 2022, at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. Cremation will follow. A celebration of life service for Connie will be held on Saturday January 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at the Victory Chapel General Baptist Church, 30898 C.R. 20 (Mishawaka Road) Elkhart, IN. Pastor Larry Sonneburg will preside.